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Blakes Bar

25 Eglinton Street | Galway, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 530 053
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (28 reviews)
“cheese board” (4 reviews)
“bread” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Irish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
25 Eglinton Street | Galway, Galway, Ireland
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Reviewed yesterday

Came here after dinner to have some drinks and listen to some live music. The service was great, good selection of whiskeys and other drinks and the music was very entertaining too.

1  Thank ElFelipe
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Dropped in for a quite pint. Barman started texting while pulling my pint, pint glass fresh out of the dishwasher, still warm. Not to impressed....

Thank Christopher T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I dined in this restaurant with my wife for our wedding anniversary. I booked online which was simple to do and very user friendly. On the day of the booking I received a call from the premises to confirm my booking. We arrived at the...More

1  Thank algarveholiday
Reviewed 1 week ago

Like many others, was just ambling along streets of Galway and happened upon Blakes. Found the food absolutely great and the atmosphere very welcoming. This is one of the better places we ate in the very good restaurant/bar town that Galway is.

1  Thank Greg W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

James and Malachi served up the best lamb, Guinness and conversation in Galway. Stop in and say hi ... you won’t regret it!

2  Thank AlTukua
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good and quick service! The food was really good and tasty! The waitress was extremely nice advising us about the several choices!

1  Thank Antonio Enrique T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in to Blakes on a rainy Monday afternoon for a drink. We were fortunate enough to be greeted by Ulick at the bar! After one (or two, or three) drinks we felt like we were locals! The entire staff was outstanding, super friendly...More

2  Thank kimandbj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a couple of beers during my wanderings in Galway city. Top notch bar with really friendly bar staff. Great spot for a drink in the city. Didn’t get to try the food as restaurant booked out.

1  Thank Japanangka
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for morning Tea, my Son orders a Powers and coke, O’Halloran taps his watch, haha. Great local place, nice friendly people(they’d give you the shirt off their back),the dinner room looks fantastic. The bar is awesome. Next time in Galway, I’ll be having...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I were visiting Galway for a week and were recommended this place for its great bar food. I had the steak and my girlfriend had the chicken with potato gratan. Both dishes were delicious and seemd reasonably priced for what seemed more...More

1  Thank Pateen A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 Eglinton Street | Galway, Galway, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Western Ireland  >  Province of Connacht  >  County Galway  >  Galway
  • Phone Number: +353 91 530 053
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Blake's Corner Bar, located in the heart of the city plays a big part of Galway's food scene. Since its establishment in 2012, there has been a strong focus on building an excellent reputation for food complemented by a friendly and professional service in comfortable surroundings. Blake's Corner Bar has built strong relationships with award winning local producers from which the menu is specifically designed, making the most of these ingredient by using the freshest supplies to create the best dishes. The bar is also part of the Galway Whiskey Trail offering a vast selection of whiskies and a trained whiskey ambassador to advise you all whiskey tastes. The bar serves an extensive breakfast, lunch and dinner menu and groups have the option to pre-book an area and choose from delectable deli boards and/or party food platters. All sporting events are live on H.D TVs.
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